News archive - 2008

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Brian Garrison publishes his poetry

Our lab would like to congratulate our own Brian Garrison on having his poetry published!

View more information on Brian Garrison's poems.

Friday, August 22, 2008

Colin Ellard's new website

The lab director, Colin Ellard, has launched a new website detailing his new book and related writing:

We have also submitted a new manuscript for publication to the Journal of Environmental Psychology: Valtchanov & Ellard, Restorative effects of exposure to natural settings in virtual reality.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Urban Realities blog

There have been many updates to various sections of our website. We have also setup an informal blog, where we will be discussing our interests, lab events, and the general silliness that goes on in the lab.

Monday, June 2, 2008

Relocation of virtual reality system

On the week of May 26, we relocated our virtual reality system to a large gym. Once set up, the fully immersive experience of walking through the virtual houses of our architecture-related project prompted much optimism and excitement.

View the virtual reality system in the gym gallery.

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Colin Ellard receives Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSRC) grant

Colin Ellard has been awarded a University of Waterloo Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (UW-SSHRC) seed grant ($4285) to support a project entitled “Exploring biophilia using immersive virtual reality.” This grant will be used to pursue further studies related to Deltcho Valtchanov’s recently reported honours thesis results.

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